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A Pioneering Leader in Enabling Healthcare & Education with over ₱ 3 billion in awarded contracts

PHILAB is a pioneer and market leader in the healthcare and education market that has enjoyed consistent profitability since 1959. By identifying growth opportunities among its current clients and forming strategic outsourcing partnerships, PHILAB has accelerated its ability to competitively bid and win larger contracts.

As of Q1 2016, PHILAB has already been awarded an initial total of ₱ 3.19 billion in new contracts from the Department of Education (DepEd), the Department of Health (DOH) and the National Institutes of Health UP Manila (NIH) through to 2018.

Key Contracts Awarded (as of Q1 2016)

Top Clients Date of Award Award Amount
(in millions)
Project Duration
(in days)
Dept. of Education (DepEd)
Science and Math Equipment
November 2015 PHP 1,699 300
Dept. of Health (DOH)
Medical Equipment
October 2015 PHP 125 120
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Medical Facility
February 2016 PHP 374 900
Dept. of Education (DepEd)
Science and Math Equipment
February 2016 PHP 744 300
Dept. of Health (DOH)
Diagnostics (Dengue New)
March 2016 PHP 89 90
DOH/Medical Consumer
Diagnostics (POCT & Lab IT)
Q1 2016 PHP 159 ongoing
Total PHP 3,190 Million

DepEd has entrusted PHILAB to supply math and science teaching kits for over 34,000 schools across the archipelago. The current ₱ 1.7 bn contract is only for the initial shipment to grades K-1 till 6. Resupply contracts and bids for additional grade levels are to be awarded in subsequent phases.

PHILAB is a pioneer designer and builder of the majority of the medical and science laboratories in the Philippines. With a heritage of success that continues today, PHILAB and its construction partners won the bid for the first phase of the design, construction and equipping of the country’s largest medical research facility. The National Institutes of Health (UP Manila) Building is a ₱ 3.0 bn multi-phase project. The Company’s share of the first phase is valued at ₱ 374 MM for interior work.

To provide safer and more efficient health care service in the country, PHILAB has teamed up with Department of Health (DOH) on a number of initiatives. This includes the distribution a thousand sterilization units or autoclaves for clinics and hospitals nationwide. The Company was also awarded DOH’s largest order to date for Dengue NS1 rapid diagnostic self-test kits. In the first quarter of 2016, the company was awarded an initial ₱ 88.6 MM test contract for its new NS1 (non-buffer) rapid test kit. The Company is currently developing 17 new rapid diagnostic self-test kits for additional DOH requirements and eventual entry into the B2C market under the LabIT brand.